[ofa-general] Re: [ewg] RE: RHEL 5.3 and OFED 1.4.x

Tziporet Koren tziporet at dev.mellanox.co.il
Thu Jan 29 01:37:01 PST 2009

Steve Wise wrote: 
> One way to alleviate this is to ship both 1.2.8 and 1.3 in ofed-1.4.1 
> and mark 1.3 as "experimental".  Then remove 1.2.8 in ofed-1.5 and 
> make 1.3.x the production version for ofed-1.5.
> I suggested this in the last conf call but folks didn't like the 
> thought of testing both.  But perhaps marking it "experimental" 
> resolves this issue?  So the iWARP vendors will test 1.3 and little to 
> no testing is required for 1.2.8 since it has been qualified with 
> ofed-1.4 QA.

We do not wish to have two MPI revisions in the same OFED package
We talked about it several times and declined this option.


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